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    FCC authorizes mysterious Apple product

    September 28th, 2016

    The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has authorized the sale of a mysterious Apple product that comes with support for NFC. “The A1844 model number does not match any product from the Apple catalog and there is little information on this device,” French publication Consomac reports. “Only the presence of NFC, which is now present on the iPhone and the Apple Watch as part of Apple Pay, may indicate a relationship with the Apple payment service.”

    LG NFC phone could be Nexus 5

    September 6th, 2013

    An LG smartphone which commentators suspect could be the next Google Nexus handset has been spotted passing through FCC approval, reports Engadget. The device looks set to offer NFC, Qi wireless charging, 4G LTE and clues in the documentation point to it running “KitKat”, the next version of Android.

    ‘Razr Mini’ to come with NFC

    August 27th, 2012

    Motorola has received FCC approval for the XT907, a 4G NFC phone which is being described as a mini Droid Razr and is expected to be available via Verizon in the US.

    Samsung preps NFC tablet

    August 16th, 2012

    A new tablet from Samsung, referred to as the GT-P8110 and featuring unusual rounded corners as well as NFC functionality, has been submitted for FCC approval, Phandroid reports.

    Asus preps two Win8 NFC tablets

    August 8th, 2012

    Tech publication Engadget has spotted that Asus has submitted two tablets running Windows 8 and featuring NFC for FCC approval. The devices are the TF600T (believed to be the previously reported Tablet 600) and the Tablet 810.

    Pantech P9090 NFC spotted

    August 8th, 2012

    A new Android 4.0 NFC phone from Korean manufacturer Pantech, the P9090 Magnus, could hit the US market later this year, Technology and Gadgets reports. The quad band LTE device has just passed through FCC certification and is likely to appear on AT&T’s network, adds Engadget.

    Droid Razr HD to sport NFC

    July 24th, 2012

    A Motorola handset with NFC which has just received FCC approval is believed to be the upcoming Droid Razr HD, according to Droid Life. “This device includes NFC capabilities, functioning as both a tag and a reader, supporting simplified pairing with a NFC-tagged Bluetooth device,” says the filing for the Motorola XT926.

    Fujitsu to launch phones and tablets featuring NFC and biometric security

    February 20th, 2012

    Japanese electronics maker Fujitsu is to introduce a wide range of smartphones and tablets with both NFC and biometric security capabilities, according to a Financial Times report. The company is an established phone manufacturer in Japan, where… More

    Galaxy Note to come with NFC

    January 3rd, 2012

    An NFC version of Samsung’s Android Galaxy Note tablet/phone device is on its way to AT&T in the US during the first half of 2012, according to fan site Sam Mobile. A Galaxy Note SHV-E160S test report submitted to the FCC appears to confirm the report.

    LG launches Prada 3.0 smartphone with NFC

    December 19th, 2011

    Prada and LG have unveiled a third iteration of their jointly created designer phone. The “Prada phone by LG 3.0” includes built-in NFC functionality and features a 4.3-inch screen, 8MP camera and 8GB of user… More

    Google Wallet finds its way onto the Verizon Galaxy Nexus

    December 19th, 2011

    Just a few days after the launch of the Galaxy Nexus on Verizon, Android enthusiasts have found a number of ways to get around the US carrier’s attempt to block Google Wallet from its version of the phone and users are now successfully making NFC payments. More

    Free Press files complaint with FCC over lack of Google Wallet on Verizon Galaxy Nexus

    December 19th, 2011

    US consumer rights organisation Free Press has filed a letter with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), urging it to investigate Verizon Wireless’ actions regarding Google Wallet. “It appears as though Verizon Wireless is abusing its… More

    LG’s Prada K2 adds style to NFC

    November 8th, 2011

    LG’s latest designer handset comes with NFC and has just passed through FCC approval in the US. The Prada K2, also referred to as the LG-P940, is the Korean phone maker’s first Android-based NFC device,… More

    Nokia N5 will come with NFC

    July 21st, 2011

    Nokia‘s upcoming N5 Symbian smartphone will come with NFC, according to an FCC filing spotted by Wireless Goodness. The device, referred to in the filing as the RM-701, will support 3G bands for both T-Mobile… More

    Huawei U8650NFC ‘Sonic’ Android phone on its way

    June 17th, 2011

    The new NFC phone, Huawei’s first, is believed to be a sub-US$200 device running Android 2.3 Gingerbread. More

    NFC news in brief • 17 Jan 2011

    January 17th, 2011

    News in brief from the NFC world and beyond: LG bringing NFC phone to US? • No NFC yet for Sony Ericsson • ZTE works on NFC and biometrics • Signbox lights up NFC • LSE examines NFC privacy • New NFC solution for retailers • Intuit adds mobile payments acceptance. More

    ITIF calls on the government to kickstart the deployment of mobile contactless services in the US

    ITIF calls on the government to kickstart the deployment of mobile contactless services in the US

    November 30th, 2009

    The Washington think tank recommends ways in which government can help to get NFC and mobile contactless services off the ground. More

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